• Offered by Department of International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject International Relations
  • Areas of interest International Relations

This course introduces students to the structures, practices, and norms of global governance.  The course begins with a consideration of core theoretical concepts, including governance, globalisation, power, authority, and legitimacy, before then briefly contextualising the evolving trend towards global governance within the larger history of the modern state system.  We then consider debates on global governance as they pertain to the following broad areas: (a) global governance and the regulation of organised violence (b) global economic governance and (c) global governance and the evolving human rights agenda.  The course concludes with some reflections on the long-term trajectory and future prospects of the global governance project. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate a sound knowledge and a critical understanding of the key themes and concepts of global governance and their relationship to debates within the discipline of International Relations
  • apply those themes and concepts to a case study of contemporary global governance
  • communicate their understanding about global governance in a clear and concise way through assignments and class participation 

 

Other Information

Delivery Mode:

Semester 1, 2012; delivered by on-campus seminars.

 

Indicative Assessment

Reading Essay Plan 20%

Research Essay 40%

Reading review 10%

Exam 30%

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Workload

Students can expect to spend approximately 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of

two hours of class time per week.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1926
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2520
2008 $2592
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3708
2004 $3708
2005 $3708
2006 $3816
2007 $3816
2008 $3816
2009 $3816
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3942
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3301 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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